There are few clearer examples of how cultural exchanges across the Baltic Sea have evolved than the annual Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm, which took place for the tenth time this year.
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This year’s Baltic Sea Festival, held for nine days in late summer in Stockholm and focusing on music and the environment, was true to form with Esa-Pekka Salonen at the helm. Not only that: the thematic threads were unusually well intertwined.
The eleven-day Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm is supposed to build bridges and tie cultural bounds.
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